What are your plans this summer? Perhaps you would like to consider attending an event for Catholics your age, which you may discover to be a rewarding and spiritually-renewing experience. To see what’s happening over the next few months, please take a look at this Guide to Summer Events.
Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th June 2017
Now going for over 20 years, Brightlights is an opportunity for young Catholics to come together – have fun, listen to engaging speakers, take part in interesting workshops, and hear some great bands and musical talent. All this with awesome times for prayer and encounter with the Sacraments! Taking place at Alton Castle in Staffordshire.
For more information and to book visit www.brightlights.org.uk.
Sunday 6th – Sunday 13th August 2017
An exciting festival is taking place this summer in a beautiful corner of France, at Hautecombe Abbey. ‘Welcome to Paradise’ is a time to grow in your personal relationship with God and to give Him more space in your life.
It is an “à la carte” Festival, where you tailor your programme each day, choosing from more than 50 activities. Young people from around the world gather for an exciting programme of music, creative workshops, adventure sports and much more. There will also be an area to pray, to confide in and to be spiritually accompanied. Choose what’s convenient for you to make the most of the beautiful site of the abbey, the lake and the region.
For more information please visit http://welcometoparadise.chemin-neuf.fr/en/home.
Friday 15th – Sunday 17th September 2017
Are you a man over thirty, content, but wondering about the direction of your life?
Do you sense that you may be approaching a major threshold or turning point?
Have you sometimes found yourself wondering whether the priesthood or religious life may be an option?
If any of these questions apply, this weekend is for you!
For retreats with religious congregations, please visit: www.ukreligiouslife.org/events.